Laura R. commented that a novella by Stephen King inspired her to become a writer. I replied that Stephen King's On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft is the best book I'd ever read on the topic. Here's a brief excerpt from that book:
"If you want to be a writer," King says, "you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot."
School Cancels Reading After Parents Threaten to Sue - A Wisconsin school has cancelled the reading of a children's book about a transgender girl after parents threatened to sue.
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